Past Events

Wind Down Wednesday with a Movie: Generation Startup

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017, 5:30 PM

SpaceLab Detroit
607 Shelby Street Detroit, MI

8 Members Went

Mid-week wind down with a movie. Free event, but RSVP on Eventbrite:″Generation Startup” tells the story of six recent college graduates who put everything on the line to start their own businesses in Detroit.Is this the typical startup experience…

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Friday, Aug. 4 – 3 PM – 5 PM: Michigan Minority Contractors Association,   Speakers: Karen Burton – SpaceLab Detroit; Terry Davis – Builder Direct Supply; Michal Catari – Wolf Virtual Reality; Jason A. Cole – Projects

PC Health Fair 2017

Meet SpaceLab Detroit’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017, 6:00 PM

SpaceLab Detroit
607 Shelby Street Detroit, MI

11 Members Went

Meet SpaceLab Detroit’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, David TarverPre- Candid Conversations and Code Networking ReceptionRSVP through Eventbrite to attend this event. Special pricing for SpaceLab Detroit MeetUp members who register by July 19th.Join SpaceLab Detroit at our new coworking space for an intimate Networking Reception and welcome of Spac…

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Thursday, June 22 at 12:00 p.m: Lunch and Learn hosted by Plan Grid, the construction blueprint app.

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Register on Eventbrite. Email karenb@spacelabdetroit for a code, if needed.

SpaceLab Virtual Tour at RAVE Cave

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017, 5:30 PM

RAVE Cave at DC3S
7205 Sterling Ponds Court Sterling Heights, MI

4 Members Went

*** You must RSVP through Eventbrite to participate. Space is limited ***We love to explore new innovations and technology for design and construction. We’ll take a trip to the RAVE Cave – an immersive, interactive 3D environment – for a virtual reality tour of SpaceLab Detroit and other spaces. SpaceLab’s architect, Centric Design Studio, is work…

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Building Matters Workshop: Black Architects in Michigan

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017, 7:00 PM

Ann Arbor District Library-Downtown
343 s 5th st Ann Arbor, MI

5 Members Went

SpaceLab Detroit founder, Karen Burton participates on this panel discussion on the contributions of Black architects and architectural designersto the built environment of Michigan, including the country’s first Black-owned architectural firm. Together we’ll explore their continuing legacy in the built environment of Michigan and beyond.For the f…

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Design for Social Justice: Workshop

Saturday, Jan 21, 2017, 1:00 PM

Detroit Creative Corridor Center
485 W. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 100c Detroit, MI

4 Members Went

This is a free, collaborative event. Be sure to sign up on Eventbrite after you’ve RSVP’d with the group.On Saturday, January 21st from 1pm – 5:30pm Detroit designers, community members, artists, and activists will gather in pursuit of a design intervention with the intention of addressing issues of injustice throughout the built environment, usin…

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Creating Workspace in the 313 with the How to Start a StartUp MeetUp Group

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016, 6:00 PM

Bamboo Detroit
1442 Brush Street Detroit, MI

10 Members Went

RSVP on the H2SAS event page, too.SpaceLab Detroit’s organizer, Karen Burton, will moderate a panel discussion hosted by the How to Start a Startup (H2SAS) MeetUp group on finding and opening a workspace in Detroit.We’ll discuss how to identify a “close to perfect” space; working with the city and design, construction and real estate professional…

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AEC Virtual + Augmented Reality (RSVP and Registration Fee Required)

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016, 8:00 AM

Barton Malow
26500 American Drive Southfield, MI

8 Members Went

Not just in the imaginations of filmmakers. AEC firms are now using VR and augmented reality to design and view plans, for installation instructions, and in presentations to bring projects to life. At this SMPS event, representatives from AEC and tech companies will discuss how they are using virtual and augmented reality, how it’s being integrated…

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Just Right Living Project – 9-week after school program for students 4th-9th grade at Techtown, Detroit

Tuesdays, September 13 – November 15, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Presented by POWEROrg Math and SpaceLabDetroit, Sponsored by Techtown and The Mannik & Smith Group


Review Online Productivity Tools and Apps

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016, 6:00 PM

440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI

10 Members Went

One of the goals of SpaceLab Detroit is to help you grow your built environment-focused business and introduce new technology and tools to empower you and make your workday more productive.Entrepreneur Architect and College Instructor Ken Crutcher wears several hats and juggles multiple projects in a day. At this meetup, Ken will give us an overvi…

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Explore a new 3D and Virtual Reality App

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016, 6:00 PM

440 Burroughs St. Detroit, MI

16 Members Went

3D applications and Virtual Reality are increasingly more accessible and being incorporated in all areas of design, architecture, construction and real estate. Web, mobile and game developer Randall Ridley introduces us to his new 3D and Virtual Reality Archviz-based app, Architech 3D, at this MeetUp. Bring your mobile device and learn new technolo…

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Drinks X Design: SpaceLab leads the Napkin Sketch Battle

Thursday, July 14 5:00 pm at The Wright Museum of African American History

We’re joining the networking event for Detroit’s creative community, Drinks x Design. Get ready for the Napkin Sketch Battle at July’s Drinks x Design – Architecture Edition!

SpaceLab Detroit is organizing this activity to visualize design scenarios, and communicate and capture ideas best representing the Future of Design in Detroit through sketching. Come share your ideas with Detroit’s Creative Community. Drinks x Design is sponsored by Detroit Creative Corridor Center with July’s event is sponsored by SDG Associates. The winner will receive a SDG Associates swag bag! Please also RSVP through the DxD Eventbrite page (see link above)